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it may look in a couple of years thanks to the people's republic of china, which has agreed to bankroll one of the biggest and most ambitious developments in the bay area. >> we are going to see a new san francisco neighborhood. >> reporter: with towers as high as 40 stories and parks and business space it's to be the home for about 18 to 20,000 people. it's going to mean two new bridge ramps and ferry service to san francisco. >> it will really be one of the landmarks in san francisco. >> reporter: making this landmark a reality, however, meant going to china for the estimated $700 million. and that means we are going to see another first. >> the china development bank is requiring that a chinese construction company be given the first right to negotiate a general contract agreement. >> reporter: in other words, not only will the chinese government finance the deal, they are going to build it, as well. and the construction unions are going along because it's going to mean thousands of jobs and because the chinese have agreed to hire locally. >> we're very disappointed that we had to go
into a group of people last week. the accident killed a 56-year- old woman visiting from china and injured two others. police say the injury knocked the three pedestrians about 30 feet down a hillside. while the victims' family did not appear in court, the suspects' relatives came to the hearing. they declined to talk on camera. but the suspect's attorney did speak saying gina eunice is praying for the victims, the yao family. >> gina and the eunice family are destroyed by what happened. and i think it's fair to say that their main concern is for the yao family. >> reporter: district attorney george gascon says he will prosecute this case aggressively. he says this is another example why people should not drink and drive. >> we are very concerned about the use of alcohol and driving and especially during the holiday season where so many people are attending parties. >> reporter: if eunice is able to make it $2 million bail, the judge says she would not be able to drink or drive. she is scheduled to return to court monday. >> da, did anything come up in court about whether she had any prior con
in china that make the products. several contract workers jumped to their deaths rather than continue working in china. after media reports, apple began to improve conditions. >> they love the computers but we were talking about that over dinner and saying, you know, i don't know. it's not conscious consumerism which is what we're looking at. where is your money going, what is it supporting? people jumping off buildings? >> reporter: made in america may be an emerging trend but apple isn't the first. its rival google announced last summer that its new media streaming device called the nexus q is made in the u.s. speculation is rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture its former assembly plant in elk grove one possibility. although some see apple's decision as a public relations move, one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. this is also for the stakeholders. people on the ground actually working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low wages and low fuel costs were the main forces driving companies to start manuf
about the systemic campaign against baby girls in china, india and south korea. she reports since the 1970s, more than 163 million female babies have simply disappeared. >> it's mostly the result of sex selective abortion so women going in for an ultrasound scan when they're protect them aborting female children. >> reporter: in some areas there are not enough women to go around. >> women are being trafficked from poorer countries and poorer parts of china and india. >> reporter: but sex selection is not just occurring in foreign countries. it's happening in the united states and right here in the bay area. >> nice deep breath in and out. >> reporter: this doctor -- >> absolutely happens here. >> reporter: -- the ucsf researcher spoke to dozens of immigrant women from india who live in the bay area. the people she interviewed, the vast majority who were pregnant with a girl chose to abort her. the main reason? family pressure even from female relatives. she read from their stories. >> my husband said he needed to have a son. he said that if i cannot give him a son since we have t
: the hills adopted her from china five years ago and say with their new fortune they are considering a second adoption. alexis christoforous, cbs 5. >>> well, the rain here in the bay area is having an impact in the world of sports. crews scrambled to get stanford stadium tonight ready for tonight's pac-12 championship football game. roberta gonzales is there. >> reporter: dana, i think i have been soaked to the bone for the past three days. but we have a little bit of a reprieve, some very light rain falling at this very important football game tonight. as we look out towards the stadium where we occasionally hear a cheer or two you can see that the light rain continues to fall. what we're now noticing are the flags are on the fly. the winds have died down but now picking up a little bit as the skies are gradually breaking up. earlier today, we sent chopper 5 high in the sky so we could see the stanford field crew trying to mop up the field and get it prepared for tonight pac- 12 championship game. it's the stanford cardinal playing host to the ucla bruins. this is a big game which the winne
plunged into a pond in eastern china. chinese authorities say that the 7-seat van was taking 15 kindergarteners to school when it went off the road. authorities pumped the pond out to look for victims. four children, a driver and a teacher survived. >>> in upstate new york, police say they found the body in a burned out home of a man who shot and killed two firefighters. they believe it could be the gunman's sister. cbs reporter at at that tatiana anderson with the note detailing the gunman's intention. >> reporter: investigators say ex-con william spangler started this christmas aye fire and gunned down first responders when they arrived. the 62-year-old took his own life but left behind a note detailing his plan. >> he was going to go burn as many houses as possible and do whatever he was going to and this is kill people. the note does not explain why spangler wanted to kill. we have been shot at. multiple filings down. >> spangler had three guns, including a bushmaster 223, the same kind of weapon used in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. two firefighters were kill
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